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Senior UX/UI Designer

Cardiff

  1. Full time

Closing date

09/07/2024

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Company Overview
Admiral is a leading Insurance company dedicated to providing the highest levels of self service to our customers. We are committed to innovation and creating seamless user experiences that positively impact our customers’ lives.

Senior UX/UI Designer
We are seeking a highly skilled Senior UX Designer with a strong focus on design thinking to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will be passionate about understanding user needs, solving complex problems, and creating intuitive, user-centric designs that drive business objectives.

Key Requirements:

  • Lead design thinking workshops and exercises to uncover user needs, pain points, and insights.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product managers, engineers, and other designers, to define project goals and priorities.
  • Conduct user research, including interviews, surveys, and usability testing, to inform design decisions and validate assumptions.
  • Develop user personas, journey maps, and other artifacts to articulate user needs and behaviours.
  • Translate research findings into actionable design solutions, including wireframes, prototypes, and high-fidelity designs.
  • Experience with user testing platforms.
  • Conduct usability testing and analyse user feedback to continuously improve the user experience.
  • Advocate for the user throughout the design process, ensuring that designs are accessible, inclusive, and meet the needs of diverse user groups.
  • Mentor junior designers and provide guidance on design thinking principles and best practices.
  • Stay current on industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in UX design and design thinking.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of designing and prototyping in Figma.
     

Qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in design, or related field .
  • 5+ years of experience in UX/UI design, with a strong portfolio showcasing design thinking methodologies and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment and collaborating closely with product and engineering teams.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to articulate design decisions and rationale to stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, with a passion for solving complex problems and advocating for user needs.
  • Experience with accessibility standards and guidelines is a plus.

Join us in shaping the future of Admiral by creating innovative and impactful user experiences. If you are a strategic thinker with a passion for design thinking and a drive to make a difference, we want to hear from you! Apply now to join our dynamic team as a Senior UX Designer.

Location 

This is a hybrid working role that supports a blend of in-office and remote working. 

Additional Information

  • We will review your CV within 5 working days of application and get back to you.
  • We will give you everything you need to work comfortably from home.

Please note - we may close this vacancy early if we receive lots of applications or business priorities change.

Our Commitment to You

At Admiral, we are committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace. Admiral is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or any other legally protected status.

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment.

Salary, Benefits, and Work-Life Balance

We do not have a set salary for this position, as it will be dependent on the successful candidate’s experience. We are happy to see CVs from all candidates who meet the requirements and will be happy to discuss the remuneration package.

At Admiral, we are proud to be a diverse business where we put our people and customers first. We have great benefits to ensure employees have a great work-life balance; it's one of the reasons we’re consistently voted one of the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for in the UK. We want you to have an element of freedom to define a working lifestyle that supports this, so accommodate flexible hours wherever possible.

All colleagues will receive 33 days holiday (including banks holidays) when they join us, and this will increase with length of service, up to a maximum of 38 days (including banks holidays). You also have the option to buy or sell up to five days of annual leave in addition to your allocation.

You can also view some of our other key benefits here.

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